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Jan 10, 2013 2:30pm PST
protests for better education and better prospects have increased in recent years, as have police crackdowns. chavez has sought to follow in the footsteps of his mentor, fidel castro, casting himself as the leader of a new form of socialism for all of latin america. his aggressive foreign policy toward latin america and its allies like columbia has fostered regional pride and assertiveness across latin america. >> if the yankee imperialists promoted and armed aggression against venezuela, i updated it from colombian territory or from wherever, we would simply suspend oil deliveries to the united states. we would do that even if we have to eat stones. than not oil plays a key role in venezuelas foreign policy. chavez maintains a close strategic relationship with his neighbors and is hailed as a benefactor by the countries to which he sells oil at discount rates. problems remain on the domestic front. venezuela still imports more than 2/3 of the foodstuffs it requires. in 2011, inflation was at 27%, and the country's foreign debt has risen from $35 billion in 2002 to more than $66 b
Jan 5, 2013 2:30pm PST
education in that and give us a call. >> gentle giant also does digital scanning for movie effects. in fact, the company scanned tobey maguire to create a digital stuntman for the movie "spider-man." gentle giant says its next step is making movies of its own -- not bad for a company that started in its owner's garage 10 years ago. >> one of the leading causes of car crashes is driver distraction. if you take your eyes off the road for even a few seconds, by the time you look up again, it might be too late. carina got a chance to see how ford tests a new device that could be a true lifesaver for teen drivers. >> we're at the test track called the dearborn development center. and we're on the steering and handling route, which is a two-lane road that we'll be driving on to do our test today. >> these engineers are getting ready to test ford's new forward collision warning system. >> say you were going 50 miles an hour, and the car in front of you is going 30 miles an hour and you're distracted for whatever reason. the system monitors the driver to see whether or not they've done anything, li
Jan 11, 2013 2:30pm PST
is still not enough to afford to education. >> personally, we have this dream-like attitude towards traveling -- anywhere. sees something new. we would love to go off on holiday, but financially it's not possible. we just cannot afford it. >> even though the family is privileged. the grandfather lives in the u.s. than they could stay with him. that was their plan. they were denied a visa. u.s. authorities may have sensed their real intentions. >> my father wanted to bring the kids and me to the u.s. since we could not have traveled together, we got married. >> we wanted to emigrate because of the economy. people who want to leave do so for economic reasons, not political ones. >> there were foiled by an obstacle that is set to remain in place, to visit almost any country, a visa is needed. they're issued only under very strict conditions. the 66-year-old engineer regularly visits germany. he and his wife studied in eastern germany. one of their sons were born in germany. today, this is where his children and grandchildren live. >> since i have german kids, the german government gave
Jan 8, 2013 6:30pm PST
vocational educational system, and to do so, it is looking for guidance to germany, which has a successful and traditional jobs training program. >> these apprentices are the avant-garde of a new spanish generation. they are getting professional training and germany's combined work experience and school system. that means they get more on the job training and less theory. spanish training courses of traditionally focused on the classroom, and spanish companies do not usually offer a skilled trade apprenticeships, which are more the norm in germany. but these trainees will not spend all their time sitting in the classroom. they will also be getting hands- on training on the assembly line. >> the twin track approach is a fundamental change. it means giving equal status to theoretical instruction and practical work in the company. the most important difference is that trainees later moved into a job at that company. >> the first group is to start practical training at the barcelona plant. the company is producing ever more models with rapidly devolving technologies. it needs highly qualified
Jan 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
remarkable organization. and they raise funds to support different programs -- education, health programs -- all over the world to help children and make them healthier. >> every year in greenwich, connecticut, members of the teen council of save the children put on their running shoes and roll up their sleeves. >> the teens volunteer, and they help along the road, and the teens also run the race. and they help some of the younger children run, as well, and they encourage. and some of the teens are here cheerleading. >> the teens say they volunteer to help out because they appreciate how lucky they are to live in america. >> we've all been given opportunities that a lot of kids around the world have not been, and i think i'd be remiss if i were to sort of squander that opportunity, to not help others achieve the same potential and get the same opportunities that i've been given. >> i'm here today to support save the children in its mini marathon. it's a great cause, and i love doing it. >> the course is a 2 1/2-mile run through a local park. the event is open to people of all ages. and it
Jan 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
schoolchildren and six educators by a gunman in newtown, connecticut, triggered widespread calls for tighter gun controls. president obama and many lawmakers have promised to take action. one proposal has to been -- has been to renew a ban on military -- military-style assault weapons, like the one used by the connecticut gunman. sales of those weapons were banned from 1994 two 2000 four. the proposal that the white house is now reported to be considering -- from 1994 to 20 04. the proposal that the white house is now reported to be considering would also include better background checks. >> special courts are being set up to fast-track trials for sex crimes following the brutal outcry -- the public outcry over the brutal rape and murder in delhi. the current backlog may have fueled a rise in rates. >> five suspects appeared in court in india today for the first time to face charges for that attack in the indian capital. the proceedings were held behind closed doors amidst protests and increasing calls for the attackers to receive the death penalty. >> five of the six accused appeare
Jan 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
early 2010. a catholic high school in berlin acknowledged that educators had abused students in the 1970's and 1980's. information about cases in other catholic institutions soon emerged. the church responded by hiring a respected investigator to document the full extent of the abuse. initially, a german church diocese offered cooperation, but that support soon faded. >> first, there was resistance in munich. then in rig it's a bird. it became clear they wanted more control for the church. >> the investigator accuses the church of censorship,laing that officials want to contro th sdy's the chuh has spoken only of a brchf trt with the investigator. it says itl lo for a replacement to continue the project. >> the diocese has already -- always been ready to help with this kind of project. we have said we are prepared to cooperate. that has not changed. >> the german catholic church has always said it wants to know exactly how widespread the sexual abuse of minors was in its institution, but it appears this dispute could delay a final report by years. >> for the first time in the course
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